DEVICE employs the industry proven drift-diffusion equations to model steady state and transient behavior of charge carriers in semiconductors. Using advanced finite-element mesh generation algorithms, DEVICE is capable of efficiently handling arbitrary geometries, enabling accurate modeling of innovative integrated optoelectronic designs.
DEVICE provides users with a complete set of tools to design and evaluate semiconductors, including integrated process simulation, comprehensive physical material models and robust numerical algorithms for device simulation.
When combined with MODE Solutions, Lumerical’s waveguide design environment, DEVICE provides a powerful tool for the design and analysis of active components such as high speed optoelectronic modulators.
Along with FDTD Solutions, MODE Solutions, and INTERCONNECT, DEVICE is a key part of Lumerical’s comprehensive photonic design and analysis tools. All of Lumerical’s solvers provide support for data import/export and integration into common EDA tools, enabling complete product design flows from component architecture and optimization to large scale device and system design.
DEVICE addresses a wide variety of applications involving electrical characterization of silicon-based semiconductor devices. DEVICE specializes in devices that include complex optical stimuli, but also excels at modeling traditional optoelectronic and purely electrical devices. DEVICE is useful for many engineering problems of interest, including: